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Ex-Illinois GOP Chairman Hired By ACLU To Lobby For Gay Marriage

Posted 08.27.2013 | Chicago

The former head of the Illinois Republican Party has been hired by the American Civil Liberties Union to lobby for the state's same-sex marriage equal...

State GOP Chair Resigns Amid Gay Marriage Support Controversy

Posted 05.08.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady has stepped down from his post amid controversy over his public support for same-sex marriage. Bra...

State GOP Chairman Says Party Must Become More Diverse, Inclusive

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 04.14.2013 | Chicago

TINLEY PARK, Ill. -- Illinois' GOP chairman emerged from another ouster attempt Saturday and said his party must be more welcoming of diversity and in...

State GOP Meeting To Oust Pro-Gay Marriage Chairman Canceled

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 05.09.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The Illinois Republican Party's central committee backed off an attempt to fire party chairman Pat Brady on Saturday, amid concern tha...

State GOP Members In Support Of Gay Marriage Facing Threats From Party

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Two Illinois Republicans are finding out that for all the talk nationally of the GOP becoming more inclusive and appealing t...

Joe Walsh: Gay Marriage-Supporting State GOP Chairman Should Quit

Posted 02.22.2013 | Chicago

Forget feuding with Democrats — ex-Illinois Congressman and tea party-favorite Joe Walsh can't seem to stop sparring with leaders of his own party. ...

State GOP Blasts Its Own Leader For Supporting Gay Marriage

Posted 01.12.2013 | Chicago

For refusing to toe the party line over same-sex marriage in Illinois, state GOP Chairman Pat Brady is now facing an intra-party backlash with some Re...

Gay Marriage Bill OKed In Committee Vote, Senate & House Votes Await

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Updated story Marriage equality proponents in Illinois hit more delays Thursday after the absence of a number of supportive lawmakers in Springfiel...